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 Donald Russell Adams

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Donald Russell Adams

Birth
White Lake, Aurora County, South Dakota, USA
Death 20 Sep 1944 (aged 24)
Nijmegen Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands
Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Section C-3 Site 7886
Military ,
Memorial ID 256562 View Source
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U.S. Army WW2
Tec5 Donald R. Adams SS KIA
Hometown: Plankinton, South Dakota
Unit: Company C, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", (Medical Detachment)
Service# 37093710
Awards: SSM, BSM, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster,

SILVER STAR MEDAL
Action: For action performed in Normandy, France.
Mission Date: June/July-44
Details:Citation unavailable Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 66 (1944).

BRONZE STAR MEDAL
Technician 5th Grade (T-5)
Unit: Company C, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American" (Medical Detachment)
Action: Citation unavailable.
Details: Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 8 (1945).

PURPLE HEART
Rank: Private
Unit: Company C, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", (Medical Detachment)
Action: For wounds received in action on 4 July 1944 in France.

PURPLE HEART
Technician 5th Grade (T-5)
Unit: Company C, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American" (Medical Detachment)
Action: Killed In Action.
Details: This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leaf to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Posthumously awarded.

COMBAT MEDICAL BADGE
Technician 5th Grade (T-5)
Unit: Company C, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American" (Medical Detachment)
Awarded on: September 17th, 1944

GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL - ARMY
Rank: Technician 5th Grade (T-5)
Unit: Company C, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American" (Medical Detachment)
Awarded on: November 16th, 1943
Details: Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 58 (1943).



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